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The collective’s members are also committed to ensuring that their work is culturally relevant — which is a distinguishing factor of many mutual aid projects.
MUTUAL AID MAY BE LAST YEAR’S MOST ENDURING LEGACYLUZ CRUZMAY 27, 2021EATER
Everyone had to wait until the next spring, because an important distinguishing trait shows up in flowers.
HOW PASSION, LUCK AND SWEAT SAVED SOME OF NORTH AMERICA’S RAREST PLANTSSUSAN MILIUSNOVEMBER 5, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
A good many children seem to be like savages in distinguishing those to whom one is bound to speak the truth.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Some of his violins possess a distinguishing mark in a rather abrupt rise in the centre.
VIOLINS AND VIOLIN MAKERSJOSEPH PEARCE
Gram's method (p. 40) is a very useful aid in distinguishing certain bacteria.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
And respectable obscurity has ever been the distinguishing characteristic of Godalming.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
This is the case with the modern Jews and many other people who have strongly-marked, peculiar, or distinguishing characteristics.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
Perhaps sheer agitation may have rendered him incapable of distinguishing one among so many.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
And through Christ come all the distinguishing features, and all the high privileges of his people, as an holy priesthood.
THE ORDINANCE OF COVENANTINGJOHN CUNNINGHAM
The most distinguishing characteristic of the apes and of the nearly related lemurs has not hitherto been definitely pointed out.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
SEPTEMBER 21, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO DISTINGUISHING

  • analysis
  • apportionment
  • autopsy
  • bisection
  • breaking
  • breaking down
  • breaking up
  • carving
  • contrasting
  • cutting up
  • demarcation
  • departmentalizing
  • detaching
  • detachment
  • diagnosis
  • disjunction
  • disjuncture
  • dismemberment
  • disparting
  • disseverance
  • disseverment
  • dissolution
  • distinguishing
  • distribution
  • disunion
  • dividing
  • divorce
  • divorcement
  • parceling
  • parting
  • partition
  • reduction
  • rending
  • rupture
  • segmentation
  • selection
  • separating
  • separation
  • split
  • splitting up
  • subdivision
  • vivisection
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serotinaladjective | [si-rot-n-l, ser-uh-tahyn-l ]SEE DEFINITION